Carebridge, the University’s Employee Assistance Program provider, has posted the following webinars:
Dispel the Stigma: Be an Advocate for Mental Health
Caring for one’s mental health is a fundamental component of well-being. When mental health ailments develop, it can be difficult to know what to do. In this webinar, participants learn how to become a mental health advocate by promoting positive mental health and identifying mental health symptoms, misconceptions, and stigmas. In addition, participants learn about treatments and resources available. Register to watch this recording on demand.
Finding Happiness by Increasing Your Emotional Well-Being
Emotional well-being can play a significant role in overall happiness. Participants learn how to stay positive, reduce negative thought, and assess their emotional well-being. The webinar also covers the benefits of gratitude and the importance of knowing how to focus on what one can control and when to let go. Watch this recording on demand.
COVID-19: Facts You Need to Know
Authored and presented by Dr. Ellen Contente, the webinar includes the most recent information available from the Centers from Disease Control and the World Health Organization as well as addresses coping mechanisms for stress and anxiety reactions related to an event such as this.
The recorded webinar is available on the Carebridge website. First time users need to log in using the access code TW8AE.
Coping with Uncertainty
Participants learn coping strategies to reduce stress associated with fear and trauma and to develop resiliency skills for the future. Presented by Lora Shor, MSW, LCSW, BCD, the webinar gives attention to trauma responses of fear, anger, and grief to help participants identify and understand their emotional and behavioral reactions to recent world events, including the coronavirus pandemic, and previous incidents of trauma. While this presentation primarily focuses on adult experiences, it also addresses how children react to fear and trauma and how caregivers can best assist them. Register to watch this recording on demand.
Motivating Through Change for Leaders
Participants learn skills to facilitate change and promote personal and employee resiliency during the coronavirus pandemic. Register to watch this recording on demand.
To access Carebridge’s full list of coronavirus pandemic resources, log in to your Carebridge account. First time users need to log in using the access code TW8AE.
For additional resources, refer to the HR Coronavirus Resources for Employees webpage.